Dr. Rumman Chowdhury’s passion lies at the intersection of data science, artificial intelligence, and humanity. She comes to data science from a quantitative social science background. Currently, she is a Senior Manager with Accenture Artificial Intelligence, working on cutting edge applications of AI for Fortune 100 companies. Her prior industry experience ranges from public policy, to economics, and education while with Metis.
She hold two undergraduate degrees from MIT, a Masters in Quantitative Methods of the Social Sciences from Columbia University and a PhD from the University of California, San Diego.
More recently, she has emerged as a thought leader in the Data Science community, with talks and tutorials at Intel Analytics Conference, Open Data Science Conference, Machine Learning Conference, Women Catalysts, PyBay, and Demystifying AI Conference. In mainstream media, she has been interviewed for the PHDivas podcast, German Public Television, and fashion line MM LaFleur. In 2017, she has scheduled talks at the Global Artificial Intelligence Conference in San Francisco, Rework Machine Intelligence Conference in San Francisco, Katapult Future Fest in Oslo, and at Strata + Hadoop San Jose and London.